Tag Archives: PROFINET

Three Things Every Beginner Must Know About PROFINET IO

It was 3:00 AM and I couldn’t sleep. My wife had made her way to [...]

It’s a Polyglot World, After All…

An Introduction to Siemens Controllers for AB Control Engineers Manufacturing is now a “polyglot” or [...]

The Top 10 Manufacturing Networks of 2019

Since the first days of Modbus, system designers have been creating new manufacturing networks. Sometimes [...]

More Than Meets the PI – PROFINET Certification

Engineers want to develop, design, and code.  Making new things work is our version of [...]

Frame Prioritization Within EtherNet/IP and PROFINET?

Have you ever laid up at night wondering how Ethernet/IP prioritizes their messages or even [...]

EtherNet/IP Device Manufacturers! CIP Security is Here!

November 15, 2018, can now be formally marked in the history books as the day [...]

Automate For ROI, Not Technology

I can’t help but snicker when I when I hear the “fear factor” applied to [...]

DeviceNet and EtherNet/IP

DeviceNet was a revolutionary technology when it was introduced in 1994. You should realize that [...]

What is CIP?

CIP – The Common Industrial Protocol If you pay any attention to Rockwell Automation at [...]

ASCII to the Cloud Part 1

Even though it’s 2018, we still find ASCII devices on the factory floor. And we [...]